Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Erding, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water; wheat malt; barley malt; roasted malt; hops; yeast.
Name changed from Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel to Erdinger Dunkel, and abv changed from 5.6% to 5.3% by 2012.
A wheat beer from the good old days.
Erdinger Weissbier ’dark’ is a rich and smooth wheat beer specialty from Erdinger Weissbräu. It owes its full-bodied flavor to the fine hops and dark malt used in its production.
The dark beer specialty is brewed according to an age-old recipe. Its spicy flavor also results from the increased proportion (about 13%) of original wort. Nonetheless, at 5.3%, it doesn’t contain much more alcohol than Erdinger Weissbier ’with fine yeast’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (313) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
Aroma of wheat and malts. Nice roasted malt taste without the ale profile. Yummy! Nice wheat beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gooseunc (15) - Prince William County, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Roasted, chocolatey, spicy notes on the nose; pours dark, hazy brown--nice dunkel Hefe colour; roasted malt is evident on the tongue, along with cloves and maybe a little banana; mouthfeel is fine, not too heavy, not too thin ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (461) - SCOTLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Near-black beer with a decent foamy head with a subtle chocolatey aroma. Flavour is chocolatey as well with a a touch of caramel and dark, slightly toasty malt flavours. Full-bodied and a light aftertaste make for a surprisingly refreshing beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bergstaden (1214) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2014
Brown with an off white head - aroma has hints of roasted malt and wheat - good body with some wheat and caramel malt - malts in the finish - This was ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coranc (18) - IRELAND - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Long lasting head. Light feel to it with chocolate, malt balance. Nice offering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4229) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle at Black Forest, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a hazy dark brown with a bubbly off white head. The aroma is roasted malt, with a little sweet banana. The flavour is light sweet with a light chocolate sweet treacle light spice palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation. Not a classic but it has it’s fans who have probably been drinking it for centuries!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
damemphis (6) - FINLAND - MAY 31, 2014 does not count
Dark brown colour. Long lasting foam. Taste is quite plain with hints of chocolate and heavy roast. Wheaty taste, rather hard to tell any difference from other mainstream weissbiers. Good to try, won’t try again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shooter42 (130) - California, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Another good German Dunkel that is rich and refreshing with lots of malts. Super enjoyable and easy to drink. Very good!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hidden_Pooch (286) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Probably one of the only Dunkels available in my liquor store. It taste of far off chocolate notes hidden in wheat. Has a very light mouth feel to it for being a darker brew and a nice little chocolatey spice aftertaste. Not bad at all, but no too memorable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
androman (346) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2014
50cl shared bottle @ home from Mitra. Dark brown color, high creamy beige head. Aroma nothing in the nose, flavor is light roasty, light cereal, light chocolate. Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, slightly acidic. Light body, sticky texture, average carbonation, short watery bitter-sweet finish. Very simple and easy beer, empty and nothing is interesting in it, weaker than any average pilsener lager.

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